John Strano MC 1964 RIP–Not MP!
Scarlata, Richard M. (MC1964)
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From: George Matthews
Date: Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 8:42 AM
Subject: FW: John Strano Funeral Services
To: “Richard M. Scarlata”, Joe Martin
Do you remember John? He was in our class, a business student & in the ROTC.
Hope all is well with all.
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From: Pauline Strano
Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 12:08 AM
Subject: John Strano Funeral Services
Dear Family and Friends,
Where to begin. This week has been one of exceptional loss filled with grief, pain and sorrow. The sudden passing of John, beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend has been extremely difficult for everyone. Our family would be lost without the love and support we have been shown. A heartfelt thank you to each and everyone of you for your thoughts, prayers and kind words during our time of need.
Viewing services will be held at:
Jefferson Funeral Chapel
5755 Castelwellan Drive
Alexandria, VA 22315
Friday September 25th
2:00 – 4:00 PM
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Mass service will be held at:
Saint Lawrence the Martyr Roman Catholic Church
6222 Franconia Road
Alexandria, VA 22310
Saturday, September 26th
John will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery will full military honors at a later date, which will be shared with all who are interested.
Following the Mass service, our family will be receiving guests at the Strano residence for light sandwiches and beverages. Please feel free to join us as we reminisce, share stories, and celebrate the life of our dearest Johnny.
With warm regards,
Pinky, Pauline and Jeff
***Please feel free to pass this information along to anyone who may have known John***
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John Joseph Strano
June 9, 1942 – September 15, 2015
Resided in Alexandria, VA
On Tuesday, September 15, 2015 of Alexandria, VA passed away suddenly in his home.
John was born and raised in Bronx, NY and graduated from Manhattan College prior to receiving his commission into the United States Air Force in 1964. He was awarded a Master’s Degree from Central Michigan University and retired as a Major from the United States Air Force after 22 Honorable years in 1985.
As Human Resources Director for Marriott International and Loews Hotels, John made several lifelong friends and his deep faith in God led him to live life with a degree of integrity and moral character that left a lasting impression on those who came to know him. An avid boater and outdoorsman, he enjoyed taking family and friends on the “Other Marilyn”, often times outracing thunderstorms on the return trip.
He is survived by his beloved wife Marilyn “Pinky” Strano; loving father of Jeff Strano (Melissa) and Pauline Dahlin (Troy); adored grandfather of Madison, Aubrey, Mitchell and Angelina.
Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel, 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA on Friday, September 25, 2015 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 6222 Franconia Rd. Alexandria, VA on Saturday at 11 AM. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
Strano, John Joseph [MC1964 RIP]
Guestbook: Same link
[TIP ‘o’ the HAT to: Scarlata, Richard M. (MC1964) ]
[JR: Note that this obit didn’t show up in any of my automated searches. Argh! Thanks, Rich.]
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Good Evening All,
From Richard Scarlata ’64, our prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Fellow Jasper, John Joseph Strano ’64 BA of Alexandria, Virginia. John, a United States Air Force Veteran of 22 years, a Major, was called home on September 15, 2015. His Daughter, Pauline has written the following for her Mom, Marilyn “Pinky,” her Brother Jeff and their Families. Please keep them in your prayers as the Family mourn the loss of their loved on. Also following is an Obituary for this good man. Thank you. God Bless. Thank you, Rich Scarlata ’64.
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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